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PO Box 407
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
(302) 376-PAWS (phone)
(410) 885-5685  (fax)

Paws for Life is located on private property, and is a volunteer-run facility, so appointments MUST be made in order to meet our dogs!

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May Day 2018

Paws for Life 5k Trail Run/Walk & 2 Mile Fun Dog Walk

Saturday May 5, 2018 – 9:30 am
Registration begins at 8 am
Rain or Shine

Paws for Life Dog Kennel  
435 Mitton Road  Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Preregistration $25.00 – Day of event $30.00
Join us for a rare opportunity to run or walk a 5k (with or without your dog) or just walk through some of Maryland’s most beautiful protected land, while raising money to help our rescued dogs.  Our 5k starts the day with runners and walkers following the trails in the serene countryside and sprint to the finish on blacktop.  Shortly after, our 2 mile dog walk begins with trivia along the trail.  Runners and walkers will return to a family fun Cookout, Entertainment by Box Turtle Bob, 5k awards, canine games with prizes, vendors and silent auction.
Medals - Overall male and female winners; for top 3 male/female in age groups 9 & under, 10 -14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over; for top 3 male/female walkers;  for top 3 male/female 5k runners with Dogs  Special award to the Top Male & Female 5k runner with Dog Division.  One Medal per placed participant.  T-Shirt guaranteed to first 200 entrants. 

Timing:  NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the
MYLAPS BibTag Timing System

Pre-Registration online
or click here to download a flyer and entry form

To donate items for Silent Auction or Vendor Information: – 302-275-0495

A Huge Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors!


Shure-Line Electrical, Inc.

100 Artisan Drive
Smyrna, DE 19977


The National Humane Education Society

P. O. Box 340
Charles Town, WV 25414


Brian Johnson Inc.

1724 Dixie Line Road
Newark, DE 19702

Carpenters Auto Repair Inc.

2558 Augustine Herman Hwy.
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Buttonwood Beach RV Resort

P. O. Box 28
Earleville, MD 21919

The Kirsh Law Firm

112 E. Cecil Avenue
North East, MD 21901

Weymouth, Swayze & Corroon

5710 Kennett Pike
P. O. Box 3939
Wilmington, DE 19807

Scheeler Seeds LLC

P. O. Box 490
Cecilton, MD 21913-0490

Camp Chiropractic

272 Carter Dr., Ste. 120
Middletown, DE 19709









May Day 2018
5K and Fun Dog Walk

Saturday, May 5th

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download a flyer and
entry form here

2017 Capital Campaign Letter

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annual letter

Memorial Garden

Honor a beloved pet, family member or friend and help our rescue dogs at the same time,

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Please consider donating a Kuranda bed for our rescue dogs!
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Your donation to Paws For Life will allow us to rescue more death row dogs. It's easy to do and you'll get a lick on your nose for doing it!

If you are donating in honor of, or in memory of someone please make sure to notate the person's name on your paypal donation so that we can be sure to apply the donation appropriately.

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